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#Paul Allen

# paul-allen - Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65
# RIP
# RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

Oct 15th 2018, 11:44 PM 26,625 Views 13 Comments

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

# paul-allen - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

World War II aircraft carrier found after 76 years
# USS Lexington
# USS Lexington

World War II aircraft carrier found after 76 years

Mar 6th 2018, 8:07 AM 31,612 Views 22 Comments

The wreckage was found over 800km off the eastern coast of Australia.

# paul-allen - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Lost US Navy warship found seven decades after it was sunk in the final days of World War II
# USS Indianapolis
# USS Indianapolis

Lost US Navy warship found seven decades after it was sunk in the final days of World War II

Aug 20th 2017, 2:59 PM 25,748 Views 29 Comments

The location of the ship was unknown as no distress signal was sent.

# paul-allen - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now
# Salubrious
# Salubrious

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now

Aug 8th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,871 Views 13 Comments

Tech millionaires do alright for themselves.

# paul-allen - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Column: Irish politicians are campaigning in the Dark Ages
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish politicians are campaigning in the Dark Ages

Apr 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 124 Views 45 Comments

While politics in Ireland are still centred around the parish pump, in the US and UK social media has transformed how politicos engage with the public, writes Paul Allen.

# paul-allen - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...

Nov 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 3,702 Views 2 Comments

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

# paul-allen - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism

Nov 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 76 Views 31 Comments

With employment figures finally on the up and job announcements by the likes of Microsoft making the headlines, it is time to start cheerleading our thriving start-up sector, writes Paul Allen.

# paul-allen - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity
# Identity Theft
# Identity Theft

FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity

Mar 27th 2012, 8:40 PM 4,428 Views 1 Comment

The soldier, who had been absent without leave from the army, managed to change the address on an account held by billionaire Paul Allen.

# paul-allen - Monday 26 March, 2012

James Cameron dives to Earth's deepest point
# Exploration
# Exploration

James Cameron dives to Earth's deepest point

Mar 26th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,083 Views 20 Comments

National Geographic says that Cameron’s expedition is the deepest ever solo sub dive.

# paul-allen - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Microsoft co-founder announces plans for commercial space travel
# Space Wars
# Space Wars

Microsoft co-founder announces plans for commercial space travel

Dec 14th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,829 Views 5 Comments

Forget Browser Wars: now Paul Allen wants to go head-to-head with Richard Branson in offering commercial space flight.

# paul-allen - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Microsoft co-founder lifts the lid on troubled relationship with Bill Gates
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft co-founder lifts the lid on troubled relationship with Bill Gates

Mar 31st 2011, 2:49 PM 1,348 Views 0 Comments

Paul Allen and Bill Gates founded one of the most recognisable names in the computer industry but their relationship was not a perfect one.

# paul-allen - Monday 30 August, 2010

Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo!
# Patents
# Patents

Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo!

Aug 30th 2010, 12:28 PM 420 Views 0 Comments

…among others. Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing accuses 11 companies of patent infringement.

# paul-allen - Thursday 5 August, 2010

Philanthropy: 40, Cynicism: 0
# The Giving Pledge
From The Daily Edge
# The Giving Pledge

Philanthropy: 40, Cynicism: 0

Aug 5th 2010, 7:30 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

We lift the lid on the world’s biggest givers – the 40 American billionaires pledging to leave over half their fortunes to charity